Full Stack Technical Lead

Permanent @Garniche Jobs UK in IT
  • Bristol View on Map
  • Post Date : January 18, 2023
  • Apply Before : March 10, 2023
  • Salary: $7,000,085,000.00 - $85,000.00
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  • Job ID 310373

Job Description

Do you have a passion for building outstanding digital experiences? Do you want to develop your career with an industry leading company?

Our client is one of the largest FinTech firms in the UK. For more than 40 years they've helped investors save time, tax and money on their investments.

To achieve their mission, they believe they have a workplace like no other, with constant learning, dynamic teams and a great ethos. They're steered by core values that promote service, quality, innovation, and opportunity in everything they do.

About the role

Our client is looking for a talented and enthusiastic Technical Lead to join a new team that will be focused on re-imagining and re-developing their onboarding journeys, with the aim of improving self-service and client experience. This will initially be discovery-focused, collaborating with a number of teams within the company to determine opportunities for improvement in these journeys, before moving on to implementation.

They're looking for someone that is passionate about delivering market-leading digital experiences for their clients. You will be a strong advocate of excellent development practices and always look to improve our standards and technical documentation. As a subject matter expert, you will be comfortable being that go-to person and you will have strong communication and stakeholder management skills, feeling very comfortable talking through work with both technical and non-technical audiences.

This is an opportunity to join one the UK's largest FinTech firms, looking after over £100 billion in assets on behalf of 1.7 million customers. They are a secure, FTSE 100 company with over 1,700 employees. This is your chance to genuinely stamp your mark on one of the UK's most innovative and digital-focused businesses. You'll be given the support and opportunity to grow your career whilst additionally receiving a personal development budget to further build on your knowledge.

Responsibilities

Build and run Cloud-native applications with Typescript, React and Next.js in AWS, alongside AWS Lambdas (JavaScript) and other AWS services as required
Acts as a single point of contact for the Onboarding technical implementation, governance and escalation for the delivery team
Establish the technical vision for the team and provide advice on how to design and build against this vision
Identifies obstacles, issues, decisions, dependencies and risks and helps the delivery team to overcome them
Look for opportunities to collaborate and improve overall technology outcomes for the company's clients and colleagues, communicating with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
Lead the team in defining and evolving the technical approach and coaching other developers within the team
Responsible for the successful operation and performance of the team
Lead the continuous improvement of the product and team's development workflow including for the quality, accessibility, security, performance and CI/CD processes
Ensure platform documentation is clear, consistent and can be easily consumed by all stakeholders
Line management responsibilities for the engineers within the team

About you

They're looking for someone that is passionate about delivering market-leading digital experiences for our clients. You will be a strong advocate of excellent development practices and always look to improve our standards and technical documentation. As a subject matter expert, you will be comfortable being that go-to person and you will have strong communication and stakeholder management skills, feeling very comfortable talking through work with both technical and non-technical audiences.

Skills and experience

Experience of working with Cloud Native Technologies, in particular, AWS lambdas (JavaScript), Infrastructure-as-Code
Demonstrable experience developing React-based JavaScript SPAs using Next.js
Experience with unit, integration, and end to end testing tools and practices (e.g. Jest, Cypress, Backstop)
Understanding of Microservices & principles of RESTful API development, including structuring, documenting, versioning, testing and stubbing/mocking
Demonstrable experience of having successfully delivered a number of professional projects
Experience coaching and mentoring other developers
Experience with Agile methodology

What's on offer?

Discretionary annual bonus & annual pay review
25* days holiday plus bank holidays and 1-day additional Christmas closure time
Option to purchase an additional 5 days holiday per year
Flexible working options available, including hybrid working
Pension scheme up to 11% employer contribution
Sharesave scheme – have a real stake in the company's future
Income Protection & Life insurance (4 x salary core level of cover)
Health care cash plans – including optical, dental, and out patientcare
Help@hand and an Employee Assistance Programme
Gympass – gym memberships and wellbeing apps available
Variety of travel to work schemes with free bike storage and shower facilities
An inhouse barista serving subsidised coffee and snacks
Join sports, I&D networks and volunteering groups (two paid volunteering days per year)
LifeWorks Discounts on services, restaurants and retailers

* up to 30 days depending on role level & increasing with length of service

Please note, they are unable to provide employment sponsorship to candidates